INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Wisconsin Badgers have moved into the NCAA title game for the first time since 1941 by handing Kentucky its only loss of the season, 71-64 at Indianapolis. AP Player of the Year Frank Kaminsky scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Wisconsin, who were tied at 60 before closing on an 11-4 run in the final 1:42. Kentucky was trying to become the first unbeaten NCAA champion since Indiana in 1976.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Duke is back in the NCAA title game after freshmen Justice Winslow and Jahlil Okafor combined for almost half of the Blue Devils’ points in an 81-61 rout of Michigan State. Winslow got off to a poor start before finishing with a team-high 19 points, one more than Okafor. Senior Quinn Cook had 17 points for the Blue Devils, who shot 51 percent and dominated the game after falling behind 14-6.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a five-year contract. The deal includes two club options and is contingent upon him passing medical tests, which should be concluded within the next few days. Kluber went 18-9 with a 2.44 ERA last season, his first full year in the majors.
HOUSTON (AP) — Jordan Speith has the lead after three rounds of the PGA’s Houston Open. He shot a third round 5-under-67 to stand 14-under par, one shot in front of three players, Scott Piercy, Johnson Wagner and Austin Cook. Phil Mickelson entered the round one stroke back before carding a 75 that puts him six off the pace.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Sei Young Kim carded a pair of late birdies to take a three-stroke lead over Stacy Lewis through three rounds of the ANA Inspiration, the first LPGA major of the year. She holed a downhill 18-footer from the fringe on the par-4 16th and made a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th to take command. Kim is 10-under following a 3-under 69.